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Account Executive

Salary £30,000 - £35,000
Location London, Blackfriars
Job Type Permanent
Size 50-100
Job overview
Want to work for a hugely reputable corporate communications consultancy? If you're looking for client-facing jobs in financial communications, apply to this new Account Executive job in London today!

Looking for Account Executive jobs, Media Executive roles or Client Success positions in London? Want to work within one of the UK’s leading financial communications companies? This Account Executive role could be perfect for you - apply today!

Company profile - Communications Consultancy

Founded in 2000, this company is one of Europe’s leading strategic financial and corporate communications consultancies, specialising in advising major corporations on a wide range of reputational issues. They advise their clients on mergers and acquisitions, capital markets transactions, crisis management, matters of policy, and any other boardroom related issues. In so doing, they help their clients to protect the value of their businesses, develop their competitive advantage and project effectively their corporate values. They have also been voted as the Number 1 Best Workplace in the medium category and work with leading FTSE 100 and FTSE 250 companies.

Job description - Account Executive

In this Account Executive role, you will mainly be responsible for supporting the client team in preparation for client meetings, pitches and presentations through research and sector knowledge. Reporting to the Account Manager, you will curate bios, first drafts of client documentation, programme schedules and research findings. This role offers great responsibility and client exposure for a graduate looking to kickstart their career in financial communications - apply now.

Key responsibilities - Account Executive

  • Managing the media programme schedules for the client teams
  • Completing the first drafts of client documentation including press releases and presentations
  • Writing Bios
  • Researching client peers and presenting findings
  • Researching target clients to compile new business packs, such as their markets and their competitors
  • Shadowing consultants during client meetings and calls to build a solid understanding of how the client/consultant relationship works
  • Dealing with ad-hoc media enquiries
  • Building direct client relationships over time

Job requirements - Account Executive

  • A 2.1 from university
  • Interest in capital markets, news, business and building financial acumen
  • Excellent written communication skills - you will be required to write clearly and concisely
  • Excellent verbal communication skills
  • Experience working successfully in a team environment
  • Strong planning and prioritisation skills
  • A positive attitude and a willingness to take on a range of tasks
  • Excellent organisational skills and a proactive approach to ensure that all tasks are completed in a time-effective manner

Benefits of the job - Account Executive

  • Brilliant salary of £30,000 - £35,000 with opportunity for performance-based bonuses
  • 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays
  • Lots of training and development
  • Free breakfast and lunch on-site with company chef
  • Pension scheme, the company pays 10% on your behalf
  • Private health insurance (Vitality)
  • Flexible working hours / remote working
  • Cycle to work scheme/season ticket loan
  • On-site free psychologist
  • Free weekly yoga/Pilates sessions/ HIITS
  • Discounted corporate gym membership

Looking for Junior Account Executive roles and Accounts Assistant jobs in London? Want to work for a hugely reputable corporate communications consultancy? If you're looking for client-facing jobs in financial communications, apply to this new Account Executive job in London today!

Give A Grad a Go is committed to being an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration regardless of age, gender, ethnicity, sexual orientation, faith, disability or other. We are continually finding ways to improve the way we work, read our Diversity and Inclusion promise for more information about this.

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Catherine Watkins
Recruitment Consultant